EuroMillions Lottery: The Winners and Losers

€130,000,000 EuroMillions Super Jackpot This Friday

We love a big EuroMillions Event and they’re even more welcome when the jackpot is small, like right now! This Friday there’s a EuroMillions Super Jackpot up for grabs and as it’s a €130,000,000 Mega Draw you won’t want to miss out! With a EuroMillions jackpot won last week, Tuesday’s top prize is worth an […]

Grandmother Who Won’t Answer Unknown Numbers Almost Misses Lotto Win

Years ago we used to all have phones that were attached to the wall and when it rang you had to pick it up, even though you had no idea who was on the other end. Thankfully we all survived this experience, but these days many people refuse to answer unknown numbers. One of those […]

New Set for Life Draw Already Has Unclaimed Prize Winner

Have you been playing the new Set for Life draw from the National Lottery? It’s a lot of fun, and instead of one big jackpot, the top tier winner collects £10,000 a month for thirty years, while the second prize is £10,000 a month for a year. The draw has been running for a few […]

Australian Tradesman Quits After Winning $5,100,000 Keno Prize

A tradesman from Queensland, Australia has quit his job after winning a massive $5,100,000 Keno prize. The 40-year-old man who has chosen to remain anonymous bought the winning Keno Mega Millions 10 Spot ticket at the Magpies Sporting Club on Sunday afternoon, after winning he told a Keno official he was going to retire and […]

Woman Gifts Sister Lottery Ticket, Wins $1,300,000

A North Carolina woman bought her sister a lottery ticket for Mother’s Day and that ticket has ended up being a $1,300,000 jackpot winner. Vielka Roman went out to dinner with her sister, Neris for Mother’s Day and after the meal Neris bought her sister a Carolina Cash 5 ticket. The very next day Vielka’s […]

Massachusetts Couple Win Third Major Lottery Prize in Five Years

They say lightning doesn’t strike twice but a Massachusetts couple won a $1,000,000 jackpot on a $30 scratch off lottery ticket last week and it’s the third time they’ve won a major lottery prize in the last five years. Janet Pflaumer-Phillips of Lakeville, Massachusetts collected her $1,000,000 win last week after her husband, Kevin won […]

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jeffery Dampier won $20 million in the Illinois Lottery in 1996. Jeffery had grown up poor and was very generous with his winnings, but in scenes later echoed by the infamous case of Abraham Shakespeare he until he was kidnapped and murdered by his sister-in-law, Victoria Jackson in 2005. After Jeffery won the lottery in 1996 he moved […]

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Londoners Sitting on Millions of Unclaimed Lottery Prizes

In recent months, unclaimed lottery prizes have fallen for the first time in many years, and this of course is great news for winners! No one wants to lose a winning lottery ticket and with many players now switching to online play, unclaimed prizes are finally becoming a thing of the past. However, right now […]

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Plumber Nets Big Lotto Win, Goes Straight Back to Work

Hardworking plumber John Doherty might have thought about hanging up his spanners and taking life a bit more easily when he won the lottery back in July, no one would have blamed him. But quitting work is not for him as he was seen out this week renewing his training to continue as a gasman. […]

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UK Heritage Sites to Receive Huge Lotto Payout

We always hear stories about people who have bought a lottery ticket and won a big prize, but it’s not the only way to get a big lottery payout, as British heritage sites have learned this week. The National Lottery heritage fund has announced that they are to pay out £48,000,000 to various projects in […]

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Lottery winner turns his love of Whiskey into a global business

When you think of some of the crazy things lottery winners have splashed out on with their booty, certain spoils spring immediately to mind from stories here at There was Paul and Thea Bristow, who spent some of their £15 million Lotto haul on buying up a 7-acre wood to save it from greedy […]

Mirlande Wilson

Memory loss of bare faced lie? What happened to Mirlande’s winning ticket…

Mirlande Wilson is one of the more fascinating lottery winners we have featured here at, after her claims of winning the big prize were brought into question when her ticket failed to show up. Wilson, 37, claimed that she was one of the lucky few US citizens to have become an instant multi-millionaire and bag […]

Mearle and Patricia Butler

Three amigos pocket an eyewatering $218m MegaMillions lottery win

We see some big old jackpots reported here at Euro Millions but Merle and Patricia Butler went down in lottery winning folklore when they won an astounding $218.6 million on the Mega Millions lottery in March, 2012. The sixty something couple from Red Bull, Illinois, shared the stunning jackpot prize of $656 million with an […]

Mary Wollens

Sweet dreams are made of…$16 Million lottery wins!

For most people, dreams consist of falling from tall buildings and waking up just before you hit the ground, scoring the winning goal in the World Cup Final, or going to a music festival run exclusively by the RAC where Elton John is wondering around accompanied by an entourage of girls pulling cars out of […]

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World’s luckiest man escapes death multiple times and then wins lotto

Sometimes there are stories that are so unbelievable, top Hollywood producers on the lookout for the next blockbuster inspiration take one look at those extraordinary true-life tales and say: “Actually, we think we’ll pass. It’s just too damned ridiculous.” One of those tales to make it onto surely destined for the movie exec’s rubbish […]

Sharing a $390 million win on the MegaMillions lottery

Eddie Nabors and married couple Elaine and Harold Messner have gone down as some of the most envied people on the planet after they struck lucky by sharing a staggering $390 million Mega Millions jackpot back in March, 2007. Nabors, from Georgia, was just a simple 52 year old man working as a truck driver […]

Adriana Almeida

Gold digger widow accused of murdering Brazilian lotto winner

One of the most fascinating lottery winner stories reported here on is that of Renne Senna who was murdered by two hooded men in a bar in the Brazilian capital city of Rio back in January 2007. Renne’s turbulent story began in July 2005 when he was announced as the solitary winner of the Brazilian national […]